An English lesson at a school in Hong Kong, in 1977. Picture: SCMP
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Where Britain imposed English on its colonies, in ancient China conquerors learned the language of the vanquished

The ruling class often adapted their language, dress and even names to those they had overcome

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An English lesson at a school in Hong Kong, in 1977. Picture: SCMP
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